Cricket Cage

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Historical period(s)
Qing dynasty, late 19th-early 20th century
Medium
Gourd, ivory
Dimensions
H x W: 14.8 x 6.5 cm (5 13/16 x 2 9/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Robert Hatfield Ellsworth collection
Accession Number
F1984.38.4a-c
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Container
Type

Cricket cage

Keywords
bat, China, cricket, Liu Hai, Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911), Robert Hatfield Ellsworth collection, toad, WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Robert Hatfield Ellsworth 1929-2014

Published References
  • Wang Shixiang. Charms of the Gourd (Shuo hu lu). Hong Kong. p. 357, pls. 176-7.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Whistler's Neighborhood
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum

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